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Historical Events In April - 12

Friday, 26 February 2021

1913  Gabor Jodal, composer on April - 12.  

1914  Armen Alchian, American economist on this day in history.  

1914  Josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71 on April - 12.  

1915  On this day in history emil [Theodore] Petaja, US, sci-fi author (Star Mill, Tramontane)  

1916  On this day in history brian Connell, writer/broadcaster  

1917  Bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982) on April - 12.  

1917  M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957) on this day in history.  

1918  On April - 12 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire  

1919  On this day in history british Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages  

1919  Istvan Anhalt, composer on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history h R Hewitt, CEO (Johnson Matthey)  

1921  On this day in history a W Mabbs, archivist  

1922  Frantisek Ondricek, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1923  The birth of Maria Callas, Italian opera singer on this day in history.  

1926  Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms on April - 12.  

1927  On April - 12 gen Chiang Kai-shek begins counter revolution in Shanghai  

1928  Assassination attempt on king Victor Emmanuel II of Italy on this day in history.  

1930  On this day in history 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days  

1931  Joe McCarthy debuts as NY Yankee manager on April - 12.  

1932  On April - 12 emmanuel Chabriers & Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo  

1933  Moffatt Field commissioned on this day in history.  

1934  Highest velocity wind ever recorded on Mt Washington, NH, 231 mph on this day in history.  

1934  Winds gust to 231 MPH on Mount Washington NH on April - 12.  

1935  A Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar on April - 12.  

1935  On April - 12 "Your Hit Parade," debuts on radio  

1937  Sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England on April - 12.  

1938  On April - 12 uS law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY)  

1938  1st US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY) on this day in history.  

1938  Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author (Man & Mark), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1939  G Kulin discovers asteroid #1489 Attila on April - 12.  

1940  On April - 12 italy annexes Albania  

1941  Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games on April - 12.  

1942  On this day in history 9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280  

1942  Johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  On this day in history birth of muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835)  

1484  Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on this day in history.  

1500  Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist was born on April - 12.  

1526  Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585) was born on April - 12.  

1550  Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604) was born on this day in history.  

1577  Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

1579  Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on April - 12.  

1626  On this day in history birth of paul Hainlein, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  Death of Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist on this day in history.  

0238  Death of Gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle) on this day in history.  

0352  On this day in history julius I, pope (337-52), dies  

0434  On April - 12 death of archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople  

1125  Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on April - 12.  

1443  Death of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  

1550  Claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1555  Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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